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monthly active users and 600 million mobile users, mark zuckerberg saying, making this announcement saying "i'm committed to working each day to make facebook better for you and hopefully one day we'll be able to connect the rest of the world." this is a major milestone for the company. facebook hit 500 million active users, doubling its size in two years. mark zuckerberg taped an interview with matt lauer airing exclusively on the "today" show shortly, that sitdown his first since the ipo coming up later this afternoon. >> yesterday afternoon i saw a headline, facebook is going to charge you $7 if you want to send posts, headlines to your friends. sounded crazy. >> facebook is testing all sorts of different ad models and facebook gives you the option of paying to promote your post to your friends. so advertisers can pay to promote their posts and make sure that people who follow them see their posts and you can pay to make sure that your posts go to the top of someone's news feed and treats users just like their brands. >> pay attention to me now! >> if you want to tell people they had to
based on detailed, personal information. all of this coming as mark zuckerberg is 5,000 miles away in rush yarks selling the idea of facebook to an entirely new market. the company that convinced its users to share nearly everything about themselves and their personal lives online is reportedly now exploring new, more invasive ways of tapping into its most lucrative asset, its nearly 900 million users. >> the commitment we made is we're going to execute this mission of making the world more open and connected. >> reporter: but "the wall street journal" reports that facebook is opening those connections to marketers. reportedly now allowing them to target ads based on the e-mail addresses and phone numbers users post on their profiles. even displaying ads based on what users search for on other websites. it's a service facebook competitors, like google and yahoo! have offered marketers for years. but one mark zuckerberg, the company's founder, has publicly shied away from. >> what facebook is doing is keeping tabs on what you're doing all over the web. ultimately, facebook is a busi
mortgage backed securities. and on the high side of new records, facebook ceo mark zuckerberg announced today that more than 1 billion people now are actively using his social network every month. facebook stock jumped 2% after the announcement but gave up most of that gain by the end of the day. a billion people on facebook. i don't think that's too terribly surprising. >> one billion people? >> one billion people. >> thanks very much. see how that stock does in the coming weeks. >> we'll see. >>> we're awaiting the start of the president's campaign rally in madison, wisconsin. you're looking ave pictures coming in from madison right now. this is the second campaign stop of the day. earlier the president, he was aggressively going after mitt romney, something he avoided doing last night. we'll see how tough he is in madison, wisconsin. wisconsin latest polls there before the debate last night showing the president doing well. we'll see if that changes as a result of romney's much stronger performance last night. also, pete dominic and our unsolicited advice panel have a lot to say abou
. >>> the social network topped a billion users. mark zuckerberg updated his status to announce that milestone today. >> big milestone. >> did you hear that all the people that bought shares of the stock, one billion. >>> a burglary victim in denver hopes a thief has a heart. the suspect took off with the coin collection cameras and the last digital photos of his granddaughter. 6-year-old veronica sullivan was the youngest person killed in the mass shooting in a colorado movie theater. this photo is on a memory card that's inside that stolen camera. someone burglarized her grandfather's home yesterday. >> wow. >>> thieves broke though a south san jose home but they snatched more than just electronics. they stole a little girl's puppy. >> she is making a plea now. the puppy's 6 months old yorkie- shih tzu mix stolen yesterday from a home near hayes elementary school and marisa wants her dog back. she is offering every last penny in her piggy bank to bring that dog home. >> whatever you do can you just send him back? that would be would mean so much to me. >> what mother wants to tell her child
that scene where shawn park wares telling mark zuckerberg what's cooler than one million is it a billion. that's how many users facebook has now. the company isn't saying how many access it mobley where it's continuing to have a struggle and trying to make revenue from advertising but nevertheless one billion is a sizabl benchmark. the stock is up about 1.25% just over $22. the economy in view today. weekly jobless claims jumping 4,000 to 367,000, four-week average flat at 375,000 indicating that hiring is still tepid. we get the september jobs report tomorrow. critical report and expecting a gain of over 100,000 jobs by the economy, just not enough. retailers posting decent numbers for september heading closer to the holiday shopping season. couple of bay area retailers doing well, gap sales across three chains up 6% and ross was up 5%. let's check the markets. dow is gaining 40 points. nasdaq heading higher by 3. s&p up by 5. another rough day for hewlett-packard. its shares down by 3.5%. yesterday they dove 13% after ceo meg whitman told analysts that the turnaround is going to take a
plan is having an impact. >>> and yet another milestone for facebook. ceo mark zuckerberg says the social network tops 1 billion active users a month. amounts to half of the world's 2.5 billion users worldwide. despite facebook's troubles on the stock market, those numbers are incredibly remarkable when you kid that less than nine years ago facebook was operating out of a dorm room on harvard's campus. >> you want to catapult something you think of, into this amaze thing from your bedroom. >> a wild back story to it. i am a total, facebook, junkie. totally. i am one of the billion. it's changed the world, in a lot of ways. >> is it too much sharing. i remember, mi-6, security agency in london, that the wife of the agent, the head, the guy heading it up, she posted pictures of him in a bathing suit on face book. running around. got to be careful, privacy settings. >> the thing everybody is worried about, advertising and privacy. going forward. >>> a look at your weather on this holiday weekend. columbus day on monday. stormy and chilly, and in little rock to cincinnati, buffalo.
, that's a bomb shell. >> eight years ago mark zuckerberg started facebook from his dorm room and now the social site has hit 1 billion users. he said he only has a thousand engineers working for him, so each engineer he has responsible for one million of its users. >> jamal: i want to be responsible for raising the stock price. not that i care. i'm just saying you have a billion customers you ought to be able to make a few dollars off of them. >> you bought facebook didn't you? >> i'm just saying -- >> bill bought it and got rid of it. >> a billion people that is so scary. if you think about -- that's a bigger population than a lot of countries, and they know -- they know more about you than the government does. they know more about you than other countries do. >> jamal: here is tricky. i have two facebook pages, so i bet there are a bunch of people out there who have multiple facebook accounts -- >> and there are faky counts -- >> okay. so what is it only 600 million? >> jamal: yeah if we get 600 million people to click on "bill press show".com. we would be in
is ringing the opening bell. >>> mark zuckerberg announced the site has reached 1 billion users per month, bricking down to one out of every seven people on the planet. users can promote their posts by paying seven bucks. >>> in money news, americans are being more responsible with their credit cards, according to american bankers association report. delinquencies have hit aan 11-year low. the key reason why many consumers are paying down their debt is uncertainty in the economy. >>> first presidential debate is in the bag. many say mitt romney wins in more ways than one. going into the debate, president obama was way ahead of romney in the likability polls. last night, romney one-up the president on his own wedding anniversary. first, obama. >> a lot of points i want to make tonight. but the most important one is that 20 years ago, i became the luckiest man on earth, because michelle obama agreed to marry me. and so i just want to wish, sweetie, you, happy anniversary, and let you know that i year from now, we will not be celebrating it in front of 40 million people. >> romney grabbed th
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